Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 months ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Food
Contact Name: Nicole

Technical Quality Manager

Job Description

I am currently recruiting for a Technical Quality Manager for my client who are a globally renound buisness in the heart of Sheffield, they are keen to recruit a forward thinking and experienced Technical Quality Manager to join their team.

The Technical Quality Manager will provide technical, metallurgical, and quality assurance service. This will include maintaining processing standards to internal and external customers, to ensure that products are fit for purpose and customer satisfaction is assured.

Continuous improvement is fundamental to the role - this will include root cause analysis and the application of corrective actions to drive business excellence in customer, operational, technical and yield initiatives.

The role involves the direct management of a Process Metallurgical and Non-Destructive Testing team is an integral part of the job role, to achieve the desired product quality via the most cost-effective routes.

A "customer first" approach is essential to the role for all internal and external interfaces which may impact on product quality. As such Contract of Supply agreements are a fundamental requirement, inclusive of which will be detailed liaison with upstream and downstream areas.

The role requires knowledge of the fundamentals of Metallurgy and an understanding of the secondary rolling and finishing operations. A working knowledge of bright drawing and forging operations of steel grades and their designations is required.


The Technical Quality Manager will undertake the following duties and responsibilities;

Management of three direct reports, (Day Process Metallurgists)
To provide a technical and metallurgical service and identify areas for improvement on process routes and yields.
Lead and coordinate investigations into major internal and external issues.
Take ownership of an extensive QA system, focussed on a variety of external standards, including IATF 16949.
Responsibility for FMEA's, Control Plans, MSA's, CAR's and SPC
Conduct internal and external audits.
To manage and report on the various key performance indicators within the area.
Facilitate quality aspects relating to Daily Management and ensure that this in maintained within the Trio management system.
To identify and progress areas of improvement from analysis data trends. This requires a structured and systematic approach to problem solving.
Work closely with Technical Manager, Operations Manager, Quality Manager, Manufacturing Managers and Lead Engineers to develop and implement improvement plans.
Liaise across Departments and Functions to ensure that customer ordered requirements are met to standard, at the lowest cost. (Contract of Supply management is a key aspect of this).
To support all audit activities associated with both internal and external auditors. This will include maintaining standards for all end use applications, including Automotive, Aerospace, Bright Conversion and other Market Sectors.


The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience;

The job holder is ideally educated to degree level in Metallurgy / Materials with five years minimum relevant experience in a steel works environment.
A knowledge of QA principals and problem-solving techniques is required as well as an awareness of the key processes of the department.
The jobholder must be able to relate to and communicate with the workforce of the department as well as with staff across the functions, at all levels.
The jobholder must be capable of resolving problems of a quality and process nature, both on site and with customers.
A knowledge of steelmaking, re-rolling, inspection, hot forging and bright conversion is desirable.
Any other methods deemed necessary to meet business requirements


35 days holiday
Up to 16% combined pension contribution
Access to Occupational Health
Career progression

For more information please contact Nicoel Durham


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